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Freedom Family History

Freedom Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Creedon, Fredo, Freed, Freedle, Freemon, Leedom, Freer, Creed, Fried

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Where is the Freedom family from?

You can see how Freedom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Freedom family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Freedom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Freedom families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Freedom's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Freedom families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Freedom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Freedom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Freedom. 34% of Freedom men worked as a Proprietor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    34%
  • Medical Doctor
    34%
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Census Records

There are 708 census records available for the last name Freedom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freedom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 109 immigration records available for the last name Freedom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Freedom. For the veterans among your Freedom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Freedom lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Freedom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Freedom in 1967 was 80, and 91 in 2003.

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